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EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Alvin Dark, a player and manager on World Series champions who sparked perhaps the most famous rally in baseball history, died Thursday. He was 92.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Houston designated hitter Chris Carter, Kansas City reliever Kelvin Herrera and New York Mets closer Jennry Mejia are among 26 players with less than three years of major league service who have qualified for salary arbitration.

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COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Former Oakland Athletics first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57.

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By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Having once again failed to reach the World Series with the biggest payroll in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers have gone ‘Moneyball’ with a progressive, high-tech transformation of their front office. ‘The Boys in Blue’ won the most recent of their six MLB championship titles 26 years ago, prompting club president Stan Kasten to make sweeping changes to the team’s baseball operations department. …

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(Fixes typo in first paragraph, remove extraneous words in final paragraph) By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN, Nov 6 (Reuters) – For most of his 40 years spent analysing and writing about baseball, Bill James, the godfather of the sport’s data-driven “Moneyball” movement, was an outcast. This week the 65-year-old Boston Red Sox advisor shared the stage with technology CEOs a third his age at Europe’s largest tech conference, Dublin’s Web Summit, watching on as sport was acknowledged as being a part of their world. “It’s absolutely amazing. …

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By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) – For most of his 40 years spent analyzing and writing about baseball, Bill James, the godfather of the sport’s data-driven “Moneyball” movement, was an outcast. This week the 65-year-old Boston Red Sox advisor shared the stage with technology CEOs a third his age at Europe’s largest tech conference, Dublin’s Web Summit, watching on as sport was acknowledged as being a part of their world. “It’s absolutely amazing. …

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are busy revamping their front office, adding general manager Farhan Zaidi and three more hires in just more than three weeks since Andrew Friedman took over as president of baseball operations.

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